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Hairdressing Diploma Level 3

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

Students on this course excel in competitions, source excellent and rewarding placements, and as a result have great reputations for success and progression in to the industry.

On successful completion of this course, you could progress to careers such as a Hair Stylist, Hair Colourist or as a Technical Representative. You could also further your studies with a HND in Salon Management at university.

Who is it for?

Develop your professional and specialist skills in hairdressing through the study of advanced cutting and colouring techniques including creative styling and dressing, creative colouring and cutting and cutting Men’s hair.

You will gain practical experience in our on-site commercial salon and develop your hair design portfolio working on fashion shoots and competitions.

What is covered?

You will study the following units:

  • Creatively Style and Dress Hair
  • Creatively Cut Hair Using a Combination of Techniques
  • Creatively Colour and Lighten Hair
  • Providing Client Consultation Services
  • Develop, enhance and Evaluate your Creative Hairdressing Skills
  • Contributing to the planning, implementation and evaluation of promotional activities
  • Cut Men’s Hairstyles

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

You will require a recent Hairdressing Level 2 qualification or equivalent. If you are not progressing as an internal application a trade test will be arranged to assess suitability.

Mature students may offer current experience in a salon as an alternative to formal qualifications. 

Students at this level will also be expected to obtain a relevant industry placement 2 days a week, to support their progress on the course.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
1 Year

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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Stamford College has been absolutely fantastic for me, the professional standards from highly skilled professionals who help you aim higher and achieve more. I hope to in the future open my own salon and continue my career in teaching.

Fay Wilkins
Hairdressing Level 3

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